Chef turning a Pine St. pizzeria into Bocconcini, an Italian BYOB

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While working at Giorgio on Pine in 2015, chef Crystal Fox helped owner Giorgio Giuliani open Giorgio Pizza on Pine on the other side of the... Read more

Rooster Soup Co., a luncheonette with a charitable side, opens on Sansom St.

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Monday, Jan. 23 marks the opening of Rooster Soup Company, a luncheonette with a do-good side, on the lower level of 1526 Sansom St. (between... Read more

Kings of Leon rate Philly cheesesteaks backstage at Wells Fargo Center

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When in Philly to perform, the rock outfit Kings of Leon has a tradition: Eating cheesesteaks. But the guys add stakes to the steaks: They... Read more

El Compadre reopens after death of its chef and founder

El Compadre - the South Philadelphia Mexican restaurant whose 23-year-old owner, Isaías Berriozabal-Martinez, died unexpectedly Jan... Read more

Dumpling is the name; dumplings are (part of) the game

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The crew from Shanghai 1 has branched out around the corner with a sibling called Dumpling, which recently replaced Erawan Thai (925 Arch St... Read more

Bar on a Center City backstreet is the new kid on the block

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Ram Krishnan, an industrial engineer, is the brains behind the quirkily named Writer's Block Rehab (1342 Cypress St.,267-534-3134), a cocktail... Read more

Bierstube in Old City to close

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The half-dozen staffers at Bierstube German Tavern (206 Market St.) in Old City were told on Wednesday, Jan. 18 that last call would be Jan... Read more

Early look at Chinatown Square: A U.N. of food under one roof

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Chinatown Square, the food hall that replaced Shanghai Bazaar at 1016-18 Race St., is rolling out its operation slowly. And from the roster... Read more